Sun. Apr 21st, 2019

YouTube shows 9/11 link on live videos of unrelated Notre Dame fire

YouTube shows 9/11 link on live videos of unrelated Notre Dame fire

A fire has broken out at the iconic Notre Dame Cathedral today, and as you’d expect, many news networks are offering live coverage of the breaking situation. What’s a little more unusual is that YouTube seemed to temporarily mix up the unfortunate burning of a historic cathedral with the 9/11 New York City terror attacks.

Underneath live streams from CBS and others, viewers saw an explainer for the September 11th, 2001 attacks. These two things are completely unrelated, and there has been no indication that the Notre Dame fire is a result of terrorism or even criminal arson.

The 9/11 context was briefly visible below live streams from CBS News NBC News, and France 24 on Monday afternoon before being removed. Coverage of…

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Source: https://www.theverge.com/2019/4/15/18311727/notre-dame-fire-youtube-september-9-11-attack-fact-check

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